File:MaryBaldwinCollege Campus.jpg|thumb|300px|right|Mary Baldwin College campus
'''Mary Baldwin College''' (abbreviated as MBC) is a private Liberal arts college|liberal arts
in Staunton, Virginia
, USA. It was founded in 1842 by Rufus William Bailey
as the '''Augusta Female seminary|Female Seminary
'''. Mary Baldwin College is one of three women’s colleges in Virginia.
The four-year institution offers residential undergraduate programs for women as well as co-educational adult degree programs and graduate degree programs.
The college is the oldest institution of higher education for women in the nation affiliated with the Presbyterian Church
and it is home to the only all-female corps of cadets in the world.